FCA Insight: Future Market Dynamics Part 2 – Big Tech and data disruption

Regulatory Updates | 14/10/20

The digital age has led to the rise of new forms of economic power and to a new focus on data as a vital economic and social asset – a trend brought into sharp focus and accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic. In the second of our articles on Future Market Dynamics, we explore the challenges this poses for financial regulation.

The increasing importance of technological change creates new challenges for regulation. In the latest of our series of articles on future market dynamics, we consider market power in the age of Big Tech and how consumers’ data can be used for good, but also as a tool for abuse.